Risk-on mood pushes the Nikkei 1.2% higher

Published: March 19 2023, 07:15 GMT+0

Risk-on mood pushes the Nikkei 1.2% higher

A quick look at Friday: bullish sentiment helped Nikkei to push 333.79 points higher, reaching session highs around 27,356, before consolidating until close. Ultimately, the Nikkei closed Friday at 27,334.

At the same time, CAC lost 1.43% Friday and closed at 7,025.72. After ending Friday's session at 32,247, Dow Jones lost 384.57 points and is trading around 31,862. DAX decreases 1.33% Friday and closed at 14,967.

Trading mostly sideways for 2 months. After hitting an important low of 15.42 approximately 6 months ago, the Nikkei has bounced back 175,066% since.